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Fireless Heat for the Home

By Harland Manchester

Metallizing Takes Over

Struggling to Rise from the Status of a Stunt Process to That of a Respected Tool of Industry, Sprayed Metal, With Its Unusual Metallurgical Structure, Offers Solution to Difficult Production Problems...

By Edwin Laird Cady

Ascent by Rocket

Envisioned From Passenger's Viewpoint

Oxygen by the Ton

Capable of Turning Out Unprecedented Volumes of Oxygen Daily, Projected Plants Will Make Available to All Industry Vast Quantities of That Gas, of Adequate Purity, at a Fraction of Present Cost...

By D. H. Killeffer

Slime Preventive, Stored Vegetables

Developed For Industry, Found Beneficial to Fish

Predictions by Electronics

Reducing Years To Minutes, an Electronic Analyzer Permits Engineers To Review Over and Over the Productive Life of an Oil Pool, Testing Various Operating Techniques. Data so Obtained -- Unfailing Predictions of How a Pool Will React to Any Given Circumstances -- Enable Production Men to Extract the Greatest Amount of Oil Most Efficiently...

By John Markus

Magnetic Sound Film, Radar on Airliners and more

Used in Making Home Talking Movies


A Revolutionary Basis for Steel Specifications

By Fred P. Peters

Carbide Guide-Rest, Spring Material and more

Lasts Eight Times as Long as Cast Iron Piece

Where do Plastics Go from Here?

Present Suppliers of Coal-Derived Chemicals Cannot Keep Pace With the Combined Requirements of the Rapidly Expanding Plastics Industry and With Other Equally Fast-Growing Non-Plastics Markets...

By Charles A. Breskin

Acrylic Lids, Display Bottle

Provide Strong Tops for Merchandise Cabinets

Diesel Power Comes of Age

Now That Many of the Factors Which Formerly Militated Against Its Wider Application Have Been Overcome by New Refinements, the Diesel Engine Appears to be Ready to Realize its Fullest Potentialities...

By N. C. Dezendorf

Nylon Staple, Torque Tests and more

Can Increase Strength Of Many Fabrics

Push-Pull Latch, Midget Dry Battery and more

Fits Standard Doors, Is Easily Opened


  • 50 and 100 Years Ago, May 1947

  • Recommended

    Our Book Corner, May 1947

  • Departments

    Previews of the Industrial Horizon, May 1947

  • Current Bulletin Briefs, May 1946

  • Telescoptics, May 1947

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